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Elite League, Week 15

Celtic FC 3 - 0 Aberdeen

Elite League Match, Celtic FC vs. Aberdeen (Sun Aug 11)


                            Celtic FC  |  Aberdeen
                              4-4-2 E  |  5-4-1 C
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Malky McKay
                                       |
                           H_Gomes GK  |  GK J_Reina
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF D_Santon
                          P_A_Cocu DF  |  DF Papakoli_Diop
                        C_Kabasele DF  |  DF G_Hanley
                        H_Bellerin DF  |  DF M_Pierce
                        C_Makelele MF  |  DF M_Britos
                          L_Holtby MF  |  MF R_VD_Vaart
                        R_V_Persie MF  |  MF C_Gemmell
                           Eduardo MF  |  MF D_Gaitnat
                         P_McGowan FW  |  MF J_Shaddix
                       M_Phisbaena FW  |  FW E_Adebayor
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB C_Gordon
                          P_Albert SUB |  SUB A_Ramsey
                        M_Cassetti SUB |  SUB Almen_Abdi
                        N_Chalobah SUB |  SUB J_McArthur
                        Ricardinho SUB |  SUB Emerson

Referee: G_Poll (England)


Min. 4  :(cfc) C_Makelele plays it forward to R_V_Persie
          ...  Cleared by J_Shaddix
Min. 8  :(abn) E_Adebayor takes advantage of a mistake by C_Kabasele
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  G_Poll signals that it is indirect
          ...  D_Gaitnat plays it short to Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Papakoli_Diop runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  But H_Gomes tips it behind
          ...  G_Poll has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 10 :(cfc) R_V_Persie knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  R_V_Persie hits the ball first time!
          ...  Brilliant save from J_Reina
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 11 :(cfc) The ball goes loose!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  M_Phisbaena with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  How did that find its way in?
          ...  Celtic FC have snatched the lead!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-0 Aberdeen ...
Min. 12 :(cfc) P_McGowan with the dribble
          ...  He spots the run of his team-mate
          ...  He's decided to go alone
          ...  P_McGowan looks to see where J_Reina is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 13 :(abn) D_Gaitnat back heels to find C_Gemmell in space
          ...  M_Phisbaena with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
Min. 16 :(cfc) C_Kabasele runs with pace at the defence
          ...  But D_Santon slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 19 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena makes himself available
          ...  J_Shaddix goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 20 :(cfc) C_Makelele sidesteps D_Gaitnat
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  C_Makelele tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  But J_Reina makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 21 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart boots it towards E_Adebayor
          ...  L_Holtby clears with a diving header
Min. 30 :(cfc) Eduardo looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena hits the ball first time!
          ...  J_Reina with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 33 :(abn) E_Adebayor is unmarked!
          ...  P_A_Cocu with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 38 :(cfc) Eduardo with a 50-yard pass to C_Makelele
          ...  C_Makelele tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But J_Reina tips it over
          ...  G_Poll has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 38 :(abn) C_Gemmell with a neat pass into E_Adebayor
          ...  Driven towards goal by E_Adebayor !
          ...  Looks like it should be H_Gomes's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  H_Gomes looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Santon drives it into the box!
          ...  H_Gomes comes out and claims it!
Min. 42 :(cfc) P_McGowan runs forward
          ...  A wicked drive by P_McGowan !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  Celtic FC 2-0 Aberdeen ...
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(abn) The Aberdeen manager told his side to change to a A strategy
Min. 43 :(cfc) C_Makelele skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to M_Phisbaena
          ...  D_Santon slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 44 :(cfc) R_V_Persie cuts the ball back to P_McGowan
          ...  G_Hanley gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  P_McGowan gets a shot in
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And J_Reina reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Holtby hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of J_Reina
Min. 44 :(abn) C_Gemmell knocks the ball past Eduardo
          ...  Fine tackle by P_A_Cocu
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 46 :(abn) D_Gaitnat with the through ball to J_Shaddix
          ...  H_Bellerin gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 46 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a neat pass into M_Phisbaena
          ...  J_Shaddix with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Stuart Neilson looks bemused that it wasn't more!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  C_Makelele knocks it forward
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Phisbaena swings in the shot!
          ...  J_Reina gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Holtby lofts the ball in!
          ...  The ball comes to R_V_Persie
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But J_Reina tips it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Eduardo
          ...  R_V_Persie gets on the end of it
          ...  J_Reina manages to turn it behind
Min. 47 :(cfc) P_McGowan brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  B_Howedes makes himself available
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  G_Hanley belts it clear

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Celtic FC 2-0 Aberdeen

Min. 48 :(cfc) H_Bellerin looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  P_McGowan receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  D_Santon reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 53 :(cfc) C_Makelele slumps to the ground!
          ...  He gets up again though
          ...  He signals to the bench he is ok to continue
Min. 56 :(cfc) B_Howedes takes advantage of a mistake by G_Hanley
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by B_Howedes !
          ...  But J_Reina parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 57 :(cfc) L_Holtby looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 59 :(cfc) C_Makelele runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena swings in the shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps up and punches the air
          ...  Celtic FC 3-0 Aberdeen ...
Min. 65 :(abn) D_Gaitnat chips the ball over the defence and finds E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor rifles it at the goal !
          ...  H_Gomes fists it away
Min. 68 :(abn) C_Gemmell is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  E_Adebayor latches onto the ball
          ...  What a shot from E_Adebayor !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  H_Gomes is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 69 :(cfc) B_Howedes finds his way through
          ...  That was sheer effort
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from D_Gaitnat
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 70 :(cfc) N_Chalobah is being prepared to come on
          ...  Eduardo is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(abn) A_Ramsey will replace the useless D_Santon and will play DF
Min. 71 :(cfc) H_Bellerin passes the ball to R_V_Persie
          ...  R_V_Persie with a powerful header !
          ...  J_Reina saves, but he fumbles
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Makelele plays it into the danger area!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of it
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Aberdeen fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 71 :(abn) C_Gemmell runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to M_Pierce
          ...  P_A_Cocu takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 71 :(cfc) P_McGowan pushes it past M_Pierce
          ...  J_Shaddix fouls badly
          ...  His 2nd yellow card, that's an early shower for him !
Min. 72 :(abn) Papakoli_Diop takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  H_Bellerin with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 73 :(abn) J_McArthur is going to be brought on
          ...  R_VD_Vaart is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 74 :(cfc) B_Howedes is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  J_Reina with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 75 :(cfc) L_Holtby is through on goal
          ...  L_Holtby sees J_Reina off his line !
          ...  J_Reina guesses right
Min. 76 :(cfc) Ricardinho takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace M_Phisbaena as FW
Min. 76 :(abn) E_Adebayor has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  E_Adebayor sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 78 :(cfc) P_Albert replaces an unhappy C_Kabasele and will play as a DF
Min. 79 :(cfc) P_McGowan has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past A_Ramsey!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  P_McGowan goes for goal !
          ...  J_Reina has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  J_Reina is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 79 :(abn) A_Ramsey holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to E_Adebayor
          ...  P_A_Cocu rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's G_Poll going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 80 :(abn) Up goes the substitution board - Emerson on for E_Adebayor as a FW
Min. 82 :(abn) C_Gemmell changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Gaitnat
          ...  D_Gaitnat shoots towards goal !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_McArthur floats the ball in!
          ...  P_A_Cocu gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 85 :(cfc) C_Makelele knocks it forward
          ...  Papakoli_Diop slips
          ...  Ricardinho gets to it!
          ...  An audacious effort from Ricardinho !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Holtby crosses it in!
          ...  M_Britos gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 85 :(abn) J_McArthur pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  C_Gemmell is clean through!
          ...  P_A_Cocu gets to the ball first
Min. 86 :(cfc) N_Chalobah brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  P_A_Cocu gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Driven towards goal by P_A_Cocu !
          ...  J_Reina with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

*************  FULL TIME  ****************


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 150,000
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : M_Phisbaena (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Phisbaena (11,59), P_McGowan (42)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Phisbaena (8), P_A_Cocu (33)
Injured              : N/A
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : C_Gemmell
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : J_Shaddix (71)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |    Aberdeen
Attempts on Goal     :          21        |       6
Off target           :           5        |       4
On target            :          16        |       2
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           6        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :           7        |       8
Key Passes           :          14        |       9
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 3 - 0 Aberdeen
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Player Statistics - Celtic FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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H_Gomes        GK  38   2   3   7  41 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  34  11   9  23 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  32   8  11  30 |  95   0   5   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  98  -2   8
C_Kabasele     DF   3  30   8   6  30 |  81   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Bellerin     DF   1  29  10  10  23 |  95   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  20   0
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  30  10  30 |  95   0   0   4   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  55  20
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  30   8  21 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  30  30
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  29  14  31 |  95   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  20  40
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  73   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  36  16 |  95   0   0   1   0   5   1   0   0   0   0  10  57
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  14  35  32 |  79   0   0   0   0   6   2   1   0   0  -2  -2  90
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Albert       DF   2  27   8   7  22 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Cassetti     DF   3  26   8   6  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Chalobah     MF   2   7  25   4  24 |  22   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
Ricardinho     FW   3   5  12  27  40 |  16   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Aberdeen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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J_Reina        GK  37   2   3   1  18 |  95  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
D_Santon       DF   2  32  12   6  24 |  73   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  29  17   8  24 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
G_Hanley       DF   2  29  12   7  41 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
M_Pierce       DF   3  29   7   8  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Britos       DF   2  29   6   8  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  30   9  24 |  76   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Gemmell      MF   3   9  29  12  28 |  95   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
D_Gaitnat      MF   2  10  29  10  31 |  95   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
J_Shaddix      MF   3  11  28  18  31 |  74   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  10 -30 -30
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  31  35 |  83   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -7
C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ramsey       DF   2  28   9   6  31 |  22   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  11  28  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  28   7  12 |  19   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  29  21 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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